Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Law Blog

ArguingCouple

Situations That Require a Fort Lauderdale Family Law Attorney

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Family situations are complex. Disputes can easily arise and concerns about legal issues can put both your rights and your relationships with other family members in jeopardy. At our office, we provide the trusted guidance and professional legal representation you need in these situations. The following highlights the types of scenarios in which we… Read More »

Couple

Pros and Cons of a Domestic Partnership

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For couples living together or otherwise in a committed relationship, the idea of getting married can be a touchy topic to bring up. It is not uncommon for people to have passionate and complex feelings about marriage. One person may be in favor of it while the other is more hesitant. Figuring out what… Read More »

CSupport12

How to Get Child Support When the Other Parent Is Unemployed

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Having children is expensive and the costs tend to increase the older they get. If you are single or going through a divorce, it is important to take the steps needed to ensure the other parent pays their share. If they have quit their job or are otherwise unemployed, this can present a challenge… Read More »

Divorce15

Protecting Marital Assets During Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Financial matters are one of the leading causes of arguments among married couples. It is also one of the most hotly contested issues to come up when going through divorce proceedings. dealt with in divorce proceedings. While the Florida court aims to equitably divide any property and financial assets you and your spouse earned… Read More »

Family2

Contempt of Court in Florida Family Law Matters

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Florida family law cases generally pertain to sensitive issues involving your rights in relationships and access to money or property you may be owed. They often involve divorce, child time sharing, child support, and other types of domestic matters. When one of the parties fails to appear at court proceedings or refuses to follow… Read More »

DivDecree

Five Issues That Complicate Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is never an easy process. Even if your marriage has been over for years and you and your spouse are on relatively friendly terms, there are still legal documents that must be filed, hearings to attend, and issues that need to be negotiated. In some cases, the situation surrounding your… Read More »

MotherSon

Your Rights in Making Decisions That Impact Your Child

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

As a parent, there are numerous decisions you make on a daily basis that have the potential to impact your child both now and in the years to come. It is not uncommon for parents who are divorced or otherwise no longer together to have major disagreements when it comes to these matters. Making… Read More »

MarriageCounsel

Protect Yourself During Marriage Counseling

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you and your spouse are experiencing marital difficulties, counseling may be an option. Marriage counseling can show you ways to communicate better with your spouse and can help to resolve issues you frequently fight over. Couples may undergo counseling sessions at any time during the marriage or it can be used when they… Read More »

DistWoman

Did the Judge Make a Bad Decision in Your Divorce or Child Custody Case?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Judges are tasked with the enormous responsibility of issuing court orders in a variety of legal matters. In family law cases, such as those involving divorce and child custody disputes, a court order can have dramatic effects on the safety, financial security, and overall well being of the parties involved. A judge will generally… Read More »

DivorceDec

Five Important Financial Documents You Need When Getting a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For couples contemplating a divorce, It is natural to focus on the emotional aspects involved. When you got married, you likely expected to remain with your partner forever. The disillusionment and sadness you feel can be overwhelming at times, but there are important practical details that must be attended to. Divorce can have a… Read More »